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ISBN: 9781771082006

History of Annapolis Royal Volume 2

1749-2005

  Author:   Barry Moody    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

In spite of its status as capital and chief military post in Nova Scotia, Annapolis Royal in 1749 remained a small community, with its early development influenced by its origins as a military settlement. The town would continue to experience tremendous change over the next two hundred and fifty years, witnessing the commercial boom of ship and rail and then the challenges facing rural Canada due to urbanization. Through it all Annapolis Royal has remained nationally significant and quietly dignified. From the devastating fires that ravaged sections of the community and in the spirit of rebirth, Annapolis Royal has emerged as a leader in heritage preservation in Canada. A History of Annapolis Royal, 1749–2005, explores some of the main themes of the town’s story and attempts to understand how and why the town evolved as it did to become the community that it is in the early twenty-first century. The text is accented with 20 historical and contemporary photographs and illustrations and includes an index.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781771082006
Item NB1156
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onOctober 28 2014
Language eng
Pages 396
Format Hardcover
Dimensions9(in) x 6.25(in)
Shipping weight798(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Barry Moody holds a BA (Hons.) degree from Acadia University and MA and PhD degrees from Queen’s University. He taught history at Acadia from 1970 to 2013. He has written extensively on the history of the New England Planters, eighteenth-century Nova Scotia, and higher education in Canada. He was a founding member of the Annapolis Heritage Society. Barry lives in Port Royal, Nova Scotia, with his wife, Sharon.